Benny Cassette drops new single with BJ The Chicago Kid

Signed to G.O.O.D. Music as a producer and writer, Benny Cassette has spent the past few months working with and on upcoming projects for Kanye West, Miguel, Stacy Barthe, John Legend, Eric Bellinger, Elle Varner, Jojo, Sky Ferreira, BJ The Chicago Kid, Mila J, Ro James, Elle Varner and Mary Lambert (of Macklemore & Ryan Lewis' "Same Love" fame); Benny co-wrote and produced Mary's new hit-single, "Secrets," which is currently a top-15 single on the Billboard charts and nearing 3 million views on Youtube and its recently released remix features a verse from B.O.B.. Please visit https://soundcloud.com/macmediapromo/benny-cassette-f-bj-the-chicago-kid-bridges-over-babylon now to check out his brand new single "Bridges Over Babylon" which features a guest appearance from BJ The Chicago Kid.

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King Reign releases Chemical Romance single off his new album

Toronto-born, Trinidadian/Guyanese-blooded rapper/producer King Reign (Rhyme Energy In God's Nature) presents "Chemical Romance", the DJ Agile-produced single from Sincere, Reign's new album out now also featuring production from Gameboy, Rich Kidd, Pro Logic, Darp Malone, and Reign himself. A former Sony/Columbia artist, Stylus Award winner and Juno Award nominee (as part of group Brassmunk), King Reign has collaborated with Drake ("Fades Away"), Pharaohe Monch ("One More Time"), Raphael Saadiq, Saukrates, Kardinal Offishall and Boi-1da. "I've seen this type of relationship over and over again, not only between a pimp and his property," Reign says about the song. "I always wondered how homie was able to pull it off and why the woman would put up with it so long. Then I

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12 Rounz premieres new video off his latest mixtape

Connecticut rapper and ATM Family lead artist 12 Rounz presents the Eanjay-directed music video for "Rapido", the Kizzy Kai-produced single from The Missing Piece, his new mixtape featuring Mr. Loud and Lou Rock, as well as production from Aviles, E Class and Tracy's Son. The son of a Guyanese mother and African-American father, 12Rounz uses the number 12 to represent the age he began his rap career, battle-rapping local rappers on the streets of Hartford. 12 Rounz has several mixtapes under his belt including two volumes of The Dutchmaster, Think 12 and Too Big To Fail, all available on his DatPiff page. "When I first heard the 'Rapido' beat I knew I wanted to make a record that people could vibe to when they heard it in the club or on the radio, it just had that kind of fee

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Singapore Kane debuts new Marco Polo produced single

Singapore Kane is a Boston, MA native heavily influenced by the world around him. At a young age Sing began writing poetry about his life growing up poor but happy, witnessing police brutality and the struggles of the streets. Being of Jamaican descent Sing found himself rapping over reggae beats before finding hip hop, but that later helped define his style as he got older; with the Jamaican American Influence. Busta Rhymes, Guru, 2pac, Heavy D and Big Daddy Kane were some of his first inspirations; everything from raps to style. Big Shug also played a huge part in Singapore's career introducing Sing to DJ Premier and Guru. Sing later toured Europe with Shug, Termanology and Special Teams (all Boston natives). Over the years Sing has worked with DJ Premier, Illmind, Marco Polo, Ro

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Kev Brown & Hassaan Mackey release new single/video

Following the critically acclaimed Pillars EP with MindsOne, Kev Brown teams up again with Ill Adrenaline Records, this time collaborating with fellow Low Budget Crew member Hassaan Mackey to bless listeners with That Grit. Both the Washington D.C. based producer-on-the-mic and the Rochester, NY emcee are longtime members of the prolific artist collective and have previously worked together various times, but this mini-album marks the first time the two embark on a full project. Most boom-bap enthusiasts should already be well acquainted with both Kev Brown and Hassaan Mackey: double threat Kev Brown already showcased his skills on microphones as well as production boards on countless releases and has been dubbed "king of basslines" by fans worldwide. In addition to his solo recordi

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Grieves: The RAPstation Interview

Grieves - The RAPstation Interview By Kyle Eustice The Seattle-based emcee, Grieves (real name Benjamin Laub), made his Rhymesayers Entertainment debut in 2010 with 88 Keys and Counting. Since then, he's been touring the world and writing lyrics as a way to deal with the every day stresses that life throws at him. His most recent album, 2014's Winter & the Wolves finds Grieves on a different path, one full of neo-soul influences and soulful singing—lots of singing. It's a bit of a departure from previous efforts, but nonetheless it works and seemingly showcases his growth as an artist. As he gears up for the Winter & the Wolves tour part deux, or as he calls it, the "Different Kind of Wild" tour, Grieves took some time to talk to RAPstation about his newfou

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